Accreditation Information

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Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

On July 1, 2013 the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) consolidated to form the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) as the new accrediting body for educator preparation. 

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) advances excellent educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning. CAEP’s mission is to advance excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement.

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Accreditation Reports

2005 NCATE Accreditation Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

2010 NCATE Accreditation Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

 

NCATE Annual Reports

2009 NCATE Annual Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

2010 NCATE Annual Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

2011 NCATE Annual Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

2012 NCATE Annual Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

2014 NCATE Annual Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

 

CAEP EPP Reports

2014 CAEP EPP Annual Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

2015 CAEP EPP Annual Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

2016 CAEP EPP Annual Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

2017 CAEP EPP Annual Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

 

Specialized Professional Association (SPA) Reports

Biology 2014 SPA Report - Recognized with Conditions  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Early Childhood 2009 SPA Report – Recognized  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

English 2016 SPA Report – Recognized  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Foreign Language 2016 SPA Report – Recognized  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Mathematics 2014 SPA Report – Recognized  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Middle Childhood 2014 SPA Report – Recognized  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Social Studies 2014 SPA Report – Recognized  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

 

Arkansas Department of Education Educator Preparation Provider Reports

2014 Educator Preparation Provider Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

2015 Educator Preparation Provider Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

2016 Educator Preparation Provider Report  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Arkansas Statewide EPP Report 2015  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

 

School of Education

 

Quality Assurance System

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (UAFS) School of Education (SOE) Quality Assurance System, based on the SOE Conceptual Framework, represents an ongoing process that uses authentic, comprehensive, and integrated assessment measures to evaluate the achievement efforts of SOE faculty and school personnel. 

 

Quality Assurance System Manual

Assessment Report Spring 2013 – Spring 2016  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Assessment Loop  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Alignment Chart  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

GPA and ACT Requirements  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

 

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2007-2008  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Annual Report 2008-2009  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Annual Report 2009-2010  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Annual Report 2010-2011  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Annual Report 2011-2012  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Annual Report 2012-2013  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Annual Report 2013-2014  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Annual Report 2014-2015  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

 

Accreditation Documentation

Recruitment and Retention Plan 2016  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Strategic Plan 2016 – 2018  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

To Become a Teacher Rating  PDF icon (PDF will open in new tab)

Conceptual Framework

Key Assessments